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Project Systems Engineer (multiple positions)

European Space Agency


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Join the European Space Agency and Contribute to the Safety and Security of Space Exploration as a Project Systems Engineer


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ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands

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In-person- Noordwijk Netherlands

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The European Space Agency (ESA) is at the forefront of global space exploration, dedicated to understanding and protecting our universe. ESA is not only an exciting place to work because of its innovative projects like the In-Orbit Servicing mission but also due to its commitment to diversity and inclusivity within its dynamic workforce.

Role Summary:

  • Join the Projects Office (TEC-SP) as a Project Systems Engineer.
  • Work on significant ESA space mission projects such as the Space Safety Programme (S2P).
  • Contribute to missions addressing cosmic threats to humanity and our assets in space.

Role Requirements:

  • Master's degree in engineering or physics.
  • Experience in Phase A or Phase C/D of project life cycles.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of space systems engineering.
  • Multidisciplinary expertise in systems engineering.
  • Understanding of critical disciplines and technologies related to the project.
  • Familiarity with ESA's procurement, development, and verification processes.
  • Experience in procurement and industrial activity monitoring.

ESA offers a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive work environment with ample opportunities for career growth. As part of our team, you'll ensure the safe and secure exploration of space. Please note, we welcome applications from nationals of our member states, and successful candidates will undergo a basic background check.

We are the European Space Agency (ESA), an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.

The role entails being a Project Systems Engineer in the Projects Office (TEC-SP), Systems Department (TEC-S), Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality (D/TEC). You will be assigned to an ESA space mission project such as the In-Orbit Servicing mission within the Space Safety Programme (S2P). S2P aims to ensure European autonomy in accessing and using space in a safe and secure environment. Its primary goal is to address threats to humanity, our planet and our assets in space and on Earth from hazards originating in space, in particular asteroids, space debris and space weather events caused by solar activity.

Job requirements include a master's degree in engineering or physics, experience in Phase A or Phase C/D, solid knowledge of space systems engineering, multidisciplinary knowledge in your area of responsibility, particularly in systems engineering, complemented by a solid understanding of critical disciplines and technologies specific to the Project, knowledge of ESA space systems procurement, development and verification processes, and experience in procurement and monitoring of industrial activities.

Benefits include working in a diverse and inclusive environment, opportunities for career growth and development, and being part of a team that is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of space exploration.

Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment conducted by an external background screening service.


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